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Statement from President Joel Seligman on Constantino’s Market closing at College Town

Statement from President Joel Seligman on Constantino’s Market closing at College Town

February 1, 2016

The University has learned that Constantino’s Market, one of College Town’s original tenants, plans to close effective Feb. 13.

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Something for everyone in College Town

Something for everyone in College Town

April 22, 2015

Euakarn (Som) Liengtiraphan ’17, a student employee from University Communications visited College Town with seniors Joseph Bailey and Christopher Marsh, and offers a sample of what College Town has to offer Rochester students.

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University offices prepare to move into College Town

University offices prepare to move into College Town

November 5, 2014

Seven University departments and offices — including some offices within Human Resources and University IT — will transition from their current spaces into the new second and third-story office space in Building 3 of College Town, located on Celebration Drive, beginning in November.

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College Town is dedicated

College Town is dedicated

October 17, 2014

On Friday, Oct. 17, University officials celebrated with Mt. Hope community members; city, county, state, and federal government leaders; and project partners the dedication of College Town, the $100 million shopping, dining, business and residential district in the city of Rochester near River Campus and the Medical Center.

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Quotes from elected officials and community leaders on College Town’s dedication

October 17, 2014

U.S. Senator Charles Schumer said, “Today we move the tassel and graduate College Town from dream to reality. It is now the latest University of Rochester alum to go forth as a force of good to revitalize the Mt. Hope neighborhood and the City of Rochester.  With College Town, we are harnessing the economic development […]

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New book chronicles transformation of UR

New book chronicles transformation of UR

October 17, 2014

The University of Rochester has grown from a small undergraduate institution in the 19th century to one of the region’s largest eceonomic drivers. That growth is being chronicled in a book published by the university.

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College Town marks new era for neighborhood

College Town marks new era for neighborhood

October 17, 2014

More than a decade ago, Wegmans closed its smallest and oldest store in the city, leaving a void and an expansive parking lot on Mt. Hope Avenue. There were other signs of decline. More people began traveling through rather than to the neighborhood. Now everything has changed.

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College Town is filling up

College Town is filling up

October 1, 2014

A quick drive around Mt. Hope and Elmwood avenues shows an area completely transformed as a result of the $100 million College Town project under way. The first retail opening in the 14-acre, mixed-use development will be the Barnes & Noble bookstore on October 17. The store will be the University of Rochester’s official campus bookstore, and also serve the general public.

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First College Town Tenants Revealed

First College Town Tenants Revealed

November 1, 2013

The list of tenants can be found at www.CollegetownRochester.com and features national and local names.

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Paprocki Plaza Honors University CFO

Paprocki Plaza Honors University CFO

May 3, 2013

Ronald J. Paprocki was honored at the College Town groundbreaking on May 2 for his central role in envisioning the project and making it a reality.

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